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You'll also read about Dr. Cain's message to our community's medical educators, Campus Roundup and more in this edition of Inside OME.


April 23, 2020


Students Assist America

Thousands of students across the health professions are answering the nation's call for support through a new initiative spearheaded by AACOM.

From the President

AACOM hasn’t lost track of your commitment to educating the next generation of osteopathic physicians—we thank you for all that you do!


Get informed about this important coalition, and its commitment to help safeguard the public, protect our frontline health care workers, and provide our elected leaders with the information they need.

Choose DO

For fourth-year student Jamie Beckman, osteopathic medical training prepared him to be the type of health care worker we need most right now.

Guidance Update

AACOM will continue the pause in medical student clinical education activities. Learn about the latest suggested guidance AACOM is offering the following as suggested guidance for our member schools.



Sioned Kirkpatrick shares her thoughts on cultivating resilience, wellness advocacy, and why now more than ever, we all need to be there for one another.


Meet them and see what their hard work, scholarship, and innovation mean to the osteopathic medical education (OME) community!


Learn how AACOMAS-participating schools intend to adapt their application review process to mitigate the many obstacles students are currently facing.



Register today to hear perspectives from two programs that have succeeded in achieving and maintaining ACGME Osteopathic Recognition (OR) in their residency programs.

Scholarship Opportunity

Please forward these application guidelines to outstanding students who would benefit from this opportunity.

Campus Roundup

You’ll read about an ICOM student delivering medical supplies to St. Luke’s, how an osteopathic medical student helped create the Des Moines Childcare and Household Management Resource Network, and more.

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